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Ben Davis

Camera Operator, Camera Assistant, Editor, Director

Current Work Details

What I do

I am a freelance Camera Operator, Editor and DIrector I mostly direct short web videos and music videos but I also collaborate with other filmmakers and enjoy writing and recording short films when given the opportunity.

Company

Freelance

Website

http://www.beedstudios.co.uk

Blog Feed

benjaminglynndavis.tumblr.com/

Where I work

I am an individual working from home

Technical Skills

I own a Canon 550D but I am also familiar with most Cameras including, HD, HDV, DV, BETA. I also have experience in lighting for both studio and on location shoots and I edit on Final Cut Pro.

Resources / Expertise

Camera, Editing and lighting

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

1010-306

Northern Film School,
Film and Television Production, Pass Merit

1010-3006

Northern Film School,
Film and Moving Image BA, 2.2 BA HONS

My Links

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Dark Knight, Lord of the Rings, Assasination of Jesse James, Last of the Mohicans the list goes on.

I cried watching

Cold Mountain

I left the cinema during

I wish I left during Jeepers Creepers awful awful film.

Directors I love

Christopher Nolan, Ridley Scott, Zack Snyder, Darren Aronofsky, Peter Jackson, Edgar Wright, Adam McKay.

Actors I admire

Jonny Depp, Brad Pitt, Mickey Rourke, Daniel Day-Lewis, Russell Crowe, Paddy Considine, Cristian Bale.

Writers I respect

Jonathan Nolan, Danny Wallace, Ricky Gervias, Stephan Merchant everyone who writes on An American Office and many more.

My desert island discs

Nivana-Nevermind, White Stripes-Elephant, Jimmy Eat World-Bleed American, Road Trip-OST, Rage Against the Machine-Battle for Los Angeles.

Books I have given my friends

Yes Man, Slash, Watchmen, Beach.

My death row meal

Roast Beef with Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Veg and Gravy with Ben & Jerrys Cookie Dough Ice Cream.

The best thing I own

My Batman encyclopedia and a picture of my Girlfriend.

More about me

I love football, films and a few comedy TV shows. I love to write, go to the pub and travel. I live in Yorkshire with my girlfriend and one day I hope to write and direct my own sit-com.

My Work & Credits

  • Film default

    Hero - Short Film

    My roles: Writer, Director

    Production company
    Beed Studios
    Category
    Short
  • Film default play

    The Lamp

    My role: Camera Operator

    Production company
    Joe Mee
    Category
    Short
  • play

    Candy Crime

    My role: Camera Assistant

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Blueberry Child Films
    Category
    Short
  • play

    Because the Origami - 8in8

    My role: Camera Assistant

    Format
    HD
    Category
    Music Video
  • TV default

    English Story

    My role: Camera Assistant

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    MayaVision/BBC